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Young Resplendent Quetzel
Photo Credit: Ben Blankenship https://www.ben-blankenship.com/

When Ben, our guide for seven days in Costa Rica, asked us what wildlife we hoped to see, the number one response was “a quetzal.” The Resplendent Quetzal, named for the splendour of its shimmering blue-green plumage and quetzalli (“beautiful”) tail feathers—often considered the most beautiful bird in the world.

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Batsú Postcard

If you’d told us that one of the happiest experiences of our lives would be photographing hummingbirds over the course of two afternoons, for a total of almost six hours, “Really?” we would have questioned.

How did it happen?

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